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or 227,000 flood victims. i support the bill as a recovery from superstorm sandy. i believe the actions are still slow. 68 days have gone by. i know we have got commitments, but we are moving forwards and i am hopeful we will get the full entitlements the individuals from new york, new jersey, and connecticut finally need. some of the programs that need funding include engineers who work to protect new jersey's and york's shorelines. i want to thank every member of the new york, connecticut, and new jersey delegations for working collectively together to make sure our people -- because this as an issue that affects the american people -- they receive the kind of aid they need. i want to say to my friends mr. -- i have seenne they have set and work together with our governor, who i also want to give a thank you to, mario cuomo and chris christie -- working cooperatively, not as a democrat or republican, but as an elected official, to come together for people that need aid from a terrible storm. i am hopeful we will need store work -- move forward. finally the people of this region receiv
. the house meets at 10 eastern to consider a bill regarding hurricane sandy relief funding. you can see that live on c-span at 10 eastern. and at 1 p.m. eastern, centers will join house members for a joint meeting of congress. >> coming up on c-span2, we will have live coverage at 1030 the am eastern of nancy pelosi's news conference. before that, some of yesterday's mock swearing-in ceremony. new and returning senators met with vice president biden in the old senate chamber. we will show you as much of this as we can until our live event in an hour. >> part of yesterday's opening of the 113th congress was a mock swearing-in ceremony for new and reelected senators. the official swearing-in was on the senate floor your the mock ceremony with vice president joe biden was later in the old senate chamber. we will show you as much of this as we can until our live event at 10:30 a.m. eastern. >> please raise your right hand. do you solemnly swear that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that you will bear the true faith
on hurricane sandy disaster relief assistance. host: joining us now stephen ellis. welcome. there were concerns about a bill considering the emergency funding as to what was added to it. was was the main concern of that? guest: there is a nucleus of that that is critical in sandy aid. they just passed $9.6 billion. but there is important sandy aid for the victims but there was other money for other natural disasters. host: how much money? guest: it could be tens of billions of dollars. a lot of times they watch over it so they could provide nearly a billion dollars to do some dredging on the waterways. maybe all of that would go to new york harbors, maybe half of that. so it is hard to tell what was not sandy specific. host: some include over a billion dollars for highways and trains. $800 million for federal harbor and dredging projects which you mentioned. we'll look at the other parts but why were these kind of things added to the bill for hurricane sandy? guest: there are budget caps on the regular budget once you designate something emergency it is free money. it does not count it counts t
ellis on victims for hurricane sandy. frederick kaufman on why food prices are rising around the world. 7:00 eastern on c-span. >> a house debate on the emergency funding for hurricane sandy victims. after that, charles schumer and gillibrand talk about the funding. >> somebody took a shot, and as soon as the shot was fired, i went down. each one would fire into the group. then they came around and anybody who was moaning they shot. >> the 150 were made captive and 84 of them were shot down by forces that captured them. the survivors played dead in the field after they were fired on by machine guns at close range from the distance from myself at the podium to you sitting in the audience. they did not run, they fell to the ground. >> and american convoy is spotted and captured by german troops. on the malmedy massacre sunday night at 9:00 eastern. student camera video entries are now due. get them in by the deadline friday, january 18 for the grand prize of $5,000. zes.000 in total price >> william hague testified on arms export controls in december. the foreign secretary was asked to u
this controversy in washington, as well as hurricane sandy. there was some pretty big-waits on the economy, and yet is still continued -- weight on the economy, and yet it still continued dto churto churn ahea. every month, we have traded on average 153,000 jobs. -- created on average 153,000 jobs. host: in a country with well over 3 million americans, they're more than 12,000,002 are currently out of work. almost 5 million long-term unemployed. the discouraged worker, about 1.1 million. guest: it is good that the economy kept churning along, but it is bad the we have such a lousy economy. we believe to create something like 350,000 -- we need to create something like 350,000 jobs to get unemployment down to 6%. we're falling short every single month. it is a recovery. we were in such a deep hole that it has been really difficult to dig out of this whole. -- hole. if you're looking and reasons for optimism, you can look at this and say, good. if you're one of those 12 million people who does not have a job, this is a disappointing report because it is not stronger. it is not enough to start to job
and howard fineman with the latest on all of that. >>> and later, the house passes a partial sandy relief bill, but not without republican opposition. liz winsted weighs in on the sandy 67. stay tuned. >>> welcome back to "the ed show." our country really is on the verge of one of the most important financial discussions that we have ever had. yet republicans are planning to hold americans hostage by using the debt court of appealing to cut the big three, go after the entitlements. the only move they have is to spread misinformation in a desperate attempt to gain support, because if you look at every poll, they don't have the support that the president has. meanwhile, president obama is going to need to show what leverage he has. the white house is going to need to position itself perfectly in order to prevent a financial collapse from happening. the american people and the president are on one side of the table, the hostage-taking republicans on the other side. how is it all going to work out? let's turn tonight to eugene robinson from the "washington post" and nbc news political analyst
because the ma major work of helping th victims much sandy is still ahead of us. bit more from e senator schumer yesterday talking about votes taken or lack of vote by paul ryan on the house bill and getting his comments. [video clip] >> flood insurance is an obligation of the federal government. in other words, people who pay flood insurance have paid hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars a year and in return the federal government says if you are flooded we will reimburse you for the damage you suffer. so i don't understand why anyone would not want to vote for that provision. i haven't heard congressman ryan's reasoning. >> [inaudible]? >> that is just terribly harsh to a homeowner who lost his home. should they sit around and wait two years and lose their lives until we reform the promise? in is nothing wrong reforming the program but to hold the homeowners who desperately need this money and have paid in for this money as almost hostage to reform? that is unconscionable. that is wrong. and i would hope congressman ryan would reconsider. host: senator schumer from yesterday. yo
on a full, clean, sandy-aid bill now. now, next week, one thing i hope that everybody in america now clearly understands, new jersey, both republicans and democrats will never stand silent when our citizens are being shortchanged. >> and let's not forget what governor chris christie said last week. >> there is only one group to blame for the continued suffering of these innocent victims. the house majority, and their speaker, john boehner. >> and today, "the daily beast" published the interview, she is mad as hell, about the myriad ways the republican brand has been tarnisted, the sorry state, the ongoing alienation of latino voters, the epic failure of the fiscal cliff negotiations. and most recently, the house's arguing over the disaster relief aid. i'm angry, fumes mosbacher, i'm angry about the mistakes, i'm not writing any checks and i'm not asking anyone else to write any checks until i hear something that makes sense to me. since the election there have been a lot of gatherings and meetings among those who are active in raising money. the question is are we united in drying that up fr
there was nothing about any other state other than those directly affected by sandy. >> reclaiming my time. the gentleman is absolutely right. had we been able to pass what we intended to be the house bill and pass it back to the senate and the senate then would have taken that up though they had left town we could have done this in the previous congress and the gentleman from new york has been a champion to make sure that's clearly understood. i want to be an equal champion that in fact whether it's louisiana or california when the next earthquake occurs or our friends and colleagues from the eastern seaboard, as far south as where we stand, we need to make sure, we owe them that, and i want to thank the gentleman from new york for working so hard to make sure that we do get to a clean bill and with that i thank the gentleman and yield back. >> time has expired. gentleman from new york? >> i yield to ms. canner for unanimous consent request. >> i ask to place remarks in the record in support of hurricane sandy relief wherever it is needed in our nation. >> i yield one minute to the gentle
that were damaged in hurricane sandy. volunteers helping save treasured photos as victims remember everything else they lost. >> in the grand scheme of things they were only pictures but to us they are our history. >> that is is my sister. she is gone. rest in peace. my mother, my father. >> a lot of people in this picture are gone. aig? we said we were going to turn it around, and we did. woman: we're helping joplin, missouri, come back from a devastating tornado. man: and now we're helping the t recover from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. ♪ ooh baby, can i do for you today? ♪ [ female announcer ] need help keeping your digestive balance? align can help. nly align has bifantis, a patented probiotic that naturally helps maintain your digestive balance. try align to help retain a balanced digestive sy
sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. man: constant tingling in my toes. woman: i had double vision. woman: they said, "you have multiple sclerosis." man: i kind of had to get a grasp on reality. man: i had to adapt and change very rapidly. woman: i had to learn how to drive with my hands -- yeah, that was interesting. man: a symptom may cause you not to be able to do that anymore, and at one point, i was able to do any of those. man: since i've been cycling, it's definitely helped my walking. woman: it's a fantastic opportunity to be working together with a common goal of curing ms, and sharing is the key. >>. >> bill: personal story segment. miss universe crowned and somewhat controversial but not a bad way. olivia culpo says marijuana not a positive thing. as you may know washington and colorado legalize pot and denver a p
to stay. >> pelley: but jersey had an answer for sandy captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. junior seau was one of the fiercest linebackers in the nfl. he had nearly 2,000 tackles on his way to 12 pro bowls and a super bowl. but retirement was even more punishing. saw au had emotional problems late in life that ended in suicide. and today researchers say that they found that seau who was only 43 years old was suffering from degenerative brain disease as the result of his career in america's favorite game. the findings add to a growing body of evidence that has the attention of players, parents and the nfl. seth doa ne has the seau report. >> reporter: junior seau was a star nfl linebacker for 20 years. last may, two years after retiring, he shot himself. this was his mother louisa. >> but i pray to god, please, take me! take me, leave my son! but it's too late, too late. >> reporter: seau's family donated his brain for analysis because they suspected his suicide was linked to head injuries suffered on the field. today
of fiscal cliff legislation and scrapping vote for hurricane sandy relief bill. there is the editorial this morning. this is from the washington times. the editorial concludes with these words, when republican regained control of the house two years ago, they opened the new congress with members reading the entire u.s. constitution aloud on the floor for the first time. a spokesman say they will continue the tradition on january 14th. will this congress be any different? that's our question and dave is joining us from rome, georgia, democrat line good morning. caller: , i actually don't believe the congress will be any better. john boehner allowed the house to vote its will for the simple fact, if you have people up there who are against government, they are basically up there on the republican side in order to get their check like joe walsh and people like this who got voted out. everyone gets unemployment checks. everyone draws social security. the difference republicans trying to make it seem like it's democrats. when you do that as democrat, you help everyone in the country. whe
'll be definitely looking out for you. ♪ >> and tonight, the victims of super storm sandy are being exploited, forgotten about and pushed aside by greedy out of touch lawmakers, because as of this very hour, a full relief package has yet to be approved by the u.s. congress and you're about to find out why. here is the very latest. earlier today the house of representatives, they passed one very limited portion of the sandy relief package that only totalled 7.9 billion, or 9.7 billion dollars to help pay for flood insurance claims. however, the other part of the package which totals more than 51 billion dollars, well, that now remains on hold until january the 15th. now, here is why. now, back in deals, the senate passed a 60 billion dollar disaster relief measure, because the bill was so loaded with outrageous, nonstorm related pork, the g.o.p. leadership, they got to pull it. some of the more outrageous examples of pet projects that harry reid and the democratically controlled senate put into this bill, let's say, 150 million dollars for fishery disasters and places like mississippi and alas
'm jennifer granholm. tonight in "the war room," more than three weeks have passed since the sandy hook shooting. still no meaningful gun legislation. but still something is happening, the faces who will lead the fight for the remormon has begun to emerge as has the faces of those who will fight against them. some of these faces are new. some are expected, and all of them will play a role in what is going to become one of this country's most passionate and telling debates. >> jennifer: i'd like to start tonight by introducing you to christina taylor green she's an energic third grader with a passion for dancing and baseball. she's the only girl on her little league team, and girl after my own heart she has a keen interest in politics, which is why two years ago today christina taylor green went to meet her congressional representative gabby giffords. on that day the same spray of gunfire that hit giffords killed christina green. the pain of losing a nine-year-old child is simply unimaginable. but her mother is turning her own heartbreak to a call to action in an new ad today. >> the san
lovers meet. in one community devastated by sandy, the boardwalk was the very heart of the town. elaine quijano now on what's being done to get it beating again. >> you want cheese on it? >> cheeseburger. >> reporter: jimmy kamaris has opened his restaurant, jimmy's place, in the jersey shore town of belmar every weekday morning since hurricane sandy hit 10 weeks ago. did you think about walking away? >> i sure did. i really did. i was thinking about, you know, just closing up shop, taking my losses and moving on. but something told me to stay. we're here to help you out. >> god bless you. >> reporter: for three weeks he gave away food for free. with power out and much of the town under water, his restaurant powered by a generator was the only place to get a hot meal. >> it was scary. it was scary and nerve-racking to say the least. i think i fed off the people i was feeding. i kind of fed off of them because they were so appreciative. i got strength from them, you know, to hang on. >> reporter: kamaris weathered through, and now jimmy's p
, but peter king on the house floor, there was a lot of a fuhrer over that sandy bill but secondly, boehner and the leadership which was voted in 2010, that got a lot of folks fascinated. let's not make the agenda about the republicans. we are falling into the trap of the left-wing media. the agenda is about obama and the senate. it's not about us little republicans. we should not fall into the trap, like we don't know what we are doing. we need to start putting the agenda on them. they need to give us the agenda. >> guest: i think your anecdote about a sandy bill in the sandy photos and interesting london i think it reflects a lot about how speaker boehner operates within the house. for example when the fiscal cliff -- fiscal cliff deal came over was a tough vote for republicans. what i heard is boehner pulled the sandy relief bill from the floor because he didn't want to force republicans to vote on the spending package so close to set a deal that they didn't like. you cannot with the policies but that seemed to be boehner's i did. after he heard from congressman peter king of new york an
of the school victims. three weeks ago today gunman adam lanza viciously opened fire inside sandy hook elementary school gunning down defenseless children, defenseless adults. nearly two years ago, representative giffords was shot in the head in a mass shooting in tucson, arizona, she has become a gun control advocate and straight ahead, 19,000 people missing in massachusetts you heard right, who are all the missing people and why are they costing taxpayers millions and millions of dollars? that shocking story is next and also foreign tourists flocking to maternity hotels in southern california. what are maternity hotels and why are pregnant women staying there until they give birth? that's coming up. can a judge order a woman not to have any more children? that even legal? we'll ask our world famous legal panel. you don't want to miss what they have to say. i know you got to go in a minute but this is a real quick me, that's perfect for two! campbell's chunky beef with country vegetables, poured over rice! [ male announcer ] campbell's chunky soup. it fills you up right. ♪ ooh baby,
and planning to oppose the next round of victims of hurricane sandy you best not have the title porker of the month on your resume. unfortunately, it's too late for kansas republican lynn jenkins who posted this on facebook yesterday. i hope congress will devise a plaen to directly help sandy victims that will be offset with spending reductions and be free of wasteful pork barrel spending. jenkins was one of 67 house republicans who voted against last week's sandy bill, but flashback to april 2009, jenkins scored the porker of the month award from the citizens against government waste. well, the group took jenkins to task for requesting earmarks for her own constituency, $2 million worth in a 2010 appropriations bill. $2 million in pork. >>> finally, a big win for bill clinton and it's not political. his daughter chelsea is already carrying on as a successful person in her oun right but all the same, bubba just scored the honor of father of the year for the national father's day council. a statement from the organization says with the profound generosity, leadership, and tireless dedic
sicosis en el país por las balaceras más recientes, como la de la escuela primaria sandy hook en connecticut en diciembre pasado, con varios muertos, esto dijo esta señora. >>> me sentí muy mal, creí que a mi hija le había pasado algo, pero gracias a dios no le pasó nada. >>> según las autoridades, el joven de quien no se ha revelado la identidad por su edad, fue persuadido por un maestro y un administrador de la escuela que tirara el arma y se entregara a las autoridades. >>> las autoridades pidieron a los padres de familia que recogieran a sus hijos, para lo cual tenían que mostrar una identificación, juan carlos gonzález, univisión. >>> hablando de armas en al casa blanca hubo una reunión poco común, la organizó el videp vicepresidente, joe biden que invitó a la compañía que más armas vende y la organización que promueve el uso de armas. >>> la poderosa asociación nacional del rifle ¡finalmente se ha reunido con el vicepresidente joe biden y la compañía walmart con eric holder, el fiscal general, el vicepresidente indicó cuáles son sus recomendaciones >
we're helping the east coast recover from hurricane sandy. >> we're a leading global insurance company -- >> the timing is a bit tough here and the current ceo saying we want to remind that you we do thank taxpayers for helping us. so the board of directors has to consider the demands and respond in a timely manner. it will be making the decision in the next several weeks. basically a long way of saying maybe. >> shocking. worst pr move ever. >> they say the government forced it down their throat, and that they got a really bad deal. fed was a loan shark. 14% interest. let me tell you a fun story. disney is rolling out this thing, a wrist band that you can book a guaranteed ride time, dinner reservation, a show. it's tied to your credit card. it's your room key, your everything. your kid for example, you go to a booth where there's a character, the character knows snow white knows your little kid's name is johnny. it's so personalized and of course what does disney get in return, they know what you spent, how many times you went to something. they can tailer an experience, it's
has been since before sandy hook. after july's shooting in aurora he said the time for debate had passed. >> i'll tell you the date of the debate. it would have been yesterday to prevent this happening. >> reporter: but it was last month's massacre in newtown when morgan's outrage boiled over. >> how many more people have to die before you guys say we want less guns, not more. >> reporter: the cnn's host from bryn refused to contain his anger. >> i honestly don't understand why you would rather have victims be victim of a crime than be able to defend themselves. it's incomprehensible. >> you're an unbelievably stupid man, aren't you? >> reporter: they cried for morgan's deportation. more than 100 thousand signed on. the white house signed on tuesday saying no one should be punished by the government simply because he or she expressed a view on the second amendment. all this week morgan has begun his show before large "guns in america" banner fully taking on the divisive issue anywhere more fully than face to face with the talk show host who calls for deportation. >> i'm here to te
of funding for flues insurance programs to help those affected by hurricane sandy. the house passed the measure today, and if the senate approves it, the bill goes to president obama for his signature. until the senate gavels in, here's a look at vice president joe biden who, yesterday, held a mock swearing in ceremony for a number of senators of the new 113th congress. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> please raise your right hand. do you solemnly swear to support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies foreign and domestic? that you bear true faith and do the same, take the obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that you will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office about which you are about so help you god? >> i do. >> congratulations, senator. [inaudible conversations] >> you're gracious to let him go first. [inaudible conversations] >> pull that back a little. [inaudible conversations] >> raise your right hand? pull back so we can see the most important part of the team, okay? a
with the families of the school victims. 3 weeks ago today, adam lanza viciously opened fire inside sandy hook elementary cool, gunning down defenseless children and adults. nearly 2 years ago, representative giffords was shot in the head in a mass shooting in tucson, arizona. she has become a gun control advocate. straight ahead, 19,000 people missing in massachusetts. you heard right. who are all of these missing people? why are they costing taxpayers millions of dollars? that shocking story is next. foreign tourists flocking to maternity holeho teles in california. what are maternity hotels hoteld why are women staying there until they give birth? can a judge order women not to have more children? is that even legal? don't miss what our legal panel has to say. people really love snapshot from progressive, but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was saving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i kn what i could save before i switched to progressive. the better i drive, the more i save. i wi our company had something
about their chance of survival >>> and a surprise for a couple of hurricane sandy victims. their house was filled with four feet of water and mold, they thought it would be gutted, but they had no idea that volunteers made it as good as know. >> first, i call thimble, i call the top hat. no matter which piece you like you better vote for it soon or it may be gone forever. we'll tell you why. olaf gets grs for his small business! pizza! [ garth ] olaf's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! helium delivery. put it on my spark card! [ pop! ] [ garth ] why settle for less? great businesses deserve great rewards! awesome!!! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. woman: we're helping joplin, missouri, come back from a devast
continued to increase to push for relief on hurricane sandy. >> what specifically do you want your party in washington to learn? >> well, i mean first off, that something like sandy is and was above politics. >> according to a new national ppp poll, 51% of registered voters view governor chris christie favorably, 23% of them view him unfavorably. chris christie is actually more popular among democrats than republicans. 52% of democrats view him favorably, 23% unfavorably, just 40% of republicans view him favorably, 20% unfavorably. the governor is popular among independents. 18% unfavorably. today, the governor did not rule out a run for president. >> what are the prospects of that run? >> the call comes in 2016 you will be ready? >> listen, i will be more ready than i was in 2012. >> krystal ball, that is as much of an i'm running statement that you could make this far ahead of 2016? >> yes, i think that is right. obviously, about all the press he is embracing and being on the cover of "time," et cetera, that is not specific for him to win re-election in new jersey. you do notice after
the president has not made a final decision yet. congress passed a hurricane sandy relief bill that provides 9.7 billion to the national flood insurance program, nearly out of money, republican leadership took heat from both parties. the house is set to vote on additional sandy aid. worth nearly $52 billion on january 15th. the senate is recessed until the 21st. >>> president obama and the fi
. >>> now this, an emotional governor andrew cuomo in new york, reflecting on superstorm sandy, moments ago, during a state of the state address. my next guest says cuomo's new preparation plan for another big storm, no good. >>> plus, more on our breaking news, we're on it, long island city, crane collapse. endorsed by weight watchersod and your taste buds have always endorsed us. so, you know what this means... this is a real win win! yoplait, it is so good. >>> breaking news. we were reporting on the possibility of a lawsuit, aig to be part of this lawsuit, basically suing the hand that helped bail them out a couple of years ago that you and i and the american taxpayer, some $182 billion. they were -- they're in the midst of a reimaging. you've seen the ads, right? because of what happened from a couple of years ago. but now we have learned they will not be taking part of this lawsuit, hank greenberg was leading that charge, a former head of aig. a no go for them. ali velshi will be all over it in a matter of minutes. >>> i want to talk about new york. new york's governor, andrew cuomo,
customer service after leaving thousands of customers powerless after two weeks of hurricane sandy. it was criticized for handling of the phone. >> the customers also suffered from long power outages last year. charter communications gets the third ranging due to perennial industry laggers. comcast customer service was so bad it lost more than 400,000 sub skrieshs last year. while facebook keeps getting more subscribers it comes in at number 5. seems as more people use it more people complain about it. united replaces delta as the lowest rated airline. time warner cable gets number 7 after introducing a highly unpopular fee this october. linkedin ceo was named one of the best ceo's but customers were dissatisfied enough to get number 8. cox cable gets number 9 and american airlines comes in at number 10 after a surge of canceled flights earlier this year. buyer beware and the list goes on. you can find out who else made it at www.vabsc.org. >> i have to agree e.>> he won the lottery and turned up dead. today we have some brand new information for you about the mysterious death of t
surprise after superstorm sandy. how some generous people gave a hard luck couple a place to call home. >> that's a great story. >>> and later, making a splash. olympic gold medalist missy franklin is back in the water, swimming for her high school team and admitting she's actually kind of nervous. >> who wants to swim in high school against missy franklin? i mean, my goodness. look at that. >> yeah, she took a few folks to school, literally and figuratively. >>> but first, the tone of the gun control debate shifts dramatically today, as the nation's most powerful gun lob beau meets with the vice president. >> the nra has already said it opposes any new restrictions being placed on gun ownership. abc's karen travers is covering the gun debate. good morning, karen. >> reporter: good morning, rob. good morning, sunny. we thought the battle over the fiscal cliff was nasty and partisan. that may be mild compared to what's coming in the gun control debate. yesterday, vice president biden started to navigate that complicated issue. last month's tragic shooting at sandy hook elementary shook
address. he is expected to address federal funding from hurricane sandy will leave. lawmakers are expected to take up an additional $50 billion in the coming weeks. that is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. eastern. buying distressed homeowners with underwater mortgages. >> i enjoy the capitol hill coverage because i started there many decades ago, your coverage live of the house and senate and also the certain committee hearings. i think they are very informative to the public to get to see what really happens in congress. i like the way c-span covers the fact that it just presents itself what is really happening with a little bit of commentary maybe, but not really edited out. it is just what they want to present to the american people. >> bill watches c-span on comcast. c-span, created by america's cable companies in 1979, brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> supporters of the occupy movement, it began as a protest against social and inequality, this 90-minute event was strongly hosted by the massachusetts institute of technology and the boston review. >> tha
of an apartment building. during superstorm sandy a crane collapsed atop a midtown high-rise building. >>> "cbs moneywatch" time now. protecting home buyers and the board game monopoly rolls the dice on its game pieces. erica ferrari here with more on that. good morning. >> good morning, terrell. positive numbers from asia rallied the markets. tock owe's nikkei added half a percent. hong kong's hang seng also added half a percent. the dow was up 61 points while the nasdaq gained 14. >>> the consume erp financial protection bureau is unveiling new rules aimed at protecting mortgage borrowers. the mortgage regulations will ban lenders from offering risky interest-only and no documentation loans and most loan payments will be capped at 43% of the borrower's annual income. the rules will go into effect next year. >>> aig has decided against sugar the federal government. the insurance giant considered joining a suit filed by a former ceo. the suit claims the terms of aig's federally bunded bailout were too severe. aig received $182 billion in taxpayer money during the
from a devastating tornado. man: and now we're helping the east coast recover from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. protection financial bureau has just announced new mortgage rules. they outlaw some types of loans that were common before the foreclosure crisis. >> anthony mason is here to explain how these new guidelines may apply to you. anthony, good morning. >> good morning, folks. >> all right. how will they help you? >> first of all, they take effect 2014, a year from now. and they're designed essentially first to protect the consumer but secondly to encourage banks to loan. as long as they lend responsibly, they'll be protected too. the most important rule is lenders will be restricted to making loans with loans exceeds 43% of their income. that's a conservative number. second, interesting-only mortgage
of the month to come up with new profession proposals for preventing gun violence, spurred by the sandy hook tragedy. he heard from members of the nra and family members of the tragedy. >>> jack lew has been nominated to replace timothy geithner as treasury secretary. the move is rankling some republicans who said lieu has been too compromising in past budget compromises and announcing her plans to retire, the first latina to run a major u.s. federal agency. >>> testifying wednesday that movie theater suspect james holmes took pictures of the theater' hallways and doors two weeks before the attacks. prosecutors showed pre-attack photos of holmes with his hair died red sticking out his tongue. defense attorneys did not present any evidence or witnesses at the preliminary hearing. a judge is expected to rule by tomorrow on whether there's enough evidence to proceed to trial. >>> pap tests may some day be used to protectcancers of ovaries and uterus. they were able to find evidence of two additional cancers in pap smears however it is years away from being used in medical practice. >>> look at
to reduce what he called five days after the sandy hook shooting the -- quote -- "epidemic of gun violence that plagues this country every single day." although using such an executive order to do something is something he was not keen on during his first presidential campaign. >> i think that the issue of executive power and executive privilege is one that is subject to abuse. and in an obama presidency what you will see will be a sufficient respect for law and the coequal branches of government. >> jay sekulow from the american center for law and justice said last night there is no executive order the president canill override amendment to the constitution. meanwhile vice president biden has been meeting with outside groups on how to make recommendations to the president on how to make this happen. >>steve: where are the women? we know hillary rodham clinton was back at work yesterday. now she's leaving the cabinet. we found out one of the other few women on the cabinet, hilda so hr i -- hilda sol i s is heading out. she will be replaced by who knows. tim geithner is out. he'll be replac
, this is a campaign ad. >> 20 heartbroken families lost a child in the sandy hook school shooting. i know how much it hurts. my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders. when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? to every mother, we cannot wait. we have to demand a plan. go to demandaplan.org and add your name. >> mayors against illegal guns action fund is responsible for the content in this advertising, which have to demand a plan, concrete action. that message today from the mother of the youngest victim of the tucson mass shooting, which was two years ago today. this is kind of an amazing detail about this. that ad was scheduled to air today in tucson at precisely 10:10 local time, to coincide exactly with the exact time that the shooter in that incident opened fire two years ago. this is serious political pressure. this is not just about raising awareness or something, or seeking donations for groups that will work on this in a generic way. this is about using awareness and concern that
. in the wake of the sandy hook school tragedy several gun laws are on the table, including limits on how much ammunition a magazine can carry. governor martin o'malley wants to upgrade maryland's aging transportation system. >>> the flu season does not usually peak until sometime next month, but this year's flu outbreak is so bad health officials say we are already approaching the peak levels of previous years, so much so some area hospitals are actually having to turn folks away. scott broom is live from university of maryland research center where they're trying to figure out the spread and why it's happening so quickly. >> reporter: it is happening quickly. i don't want to make light of it, but tell you what, here at the university of maryland, believe it or not, the twist today is you can get paid to have the flu. there are signs like this all over the place that says, got flu? we'll pay you, with big arrows pointing to this building. it is the university of maryland school of public health, and they will pay you if you have got the flu as long as you're willing to be a research subject.
the horror at sandy hook elementary school. she and her husband, mark kelly, spent a day with some of the victims' families. >> first couple we spoke to. the dad took out his cell phone and showed us a picture of his daughter. and i just about lost it. >> reporter: the couple told diane that newtown was their turning point. >> i have a gun. gabby and i are both gun owners. we are strong supporters of the second amendment. but we have to do something to keep the guns from getting into the wrong hands. >> reporter: and this morning -- >> yes, yes. >> reporter: -- on the two-year anniversary of the shooting in tucson, they plan to do something about it. announcing their campaign for responsible changes to gun laws. working with politicians to take high-powered gun lobbyists head-on. they hope to engage the nation in a real discussion about preventing gun violence. >> when it can happen to children in a classroom, it's time to say -- >> enough. >> and they are taking this nationwide. also on the cover of "usa today" this morning. everyone can see more of diane's exclusive interview wit
died at sandy hook which left 26 dead including 20 children. giffords was accompanied by her husband mark kelly. next call is from midland, texas, mary is on the phone. good morning. caller: good morning. i can't hear you. host: you are on the air. go ahead. caller: i don't think there is a solution to this. the government has never found a solution. to any problem like this. the alcohol problem or any other problem. my life was saved twice by carrying a gun in my car. host: how so? caller: well, the first time was in 1987. i was driving from fort worth to oklahoma city, and this man from falls came up to the side of me and made obscene gestures and tried to run me off the road. i just pulled my gun out from underneath the seat and i showed it to him and he left me alone. secondly, i was out at the park practicing golf and this young man came up and started to threaten me. i walked over to my car and i knew that i was in danger and strapped on my gun, which is in a pack. and when he started toward me i was picking up my golf balls, i pulled my gun out and i pointed it at him and he t
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